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Your article "Makoe Skates on Thin Ice" of January 16 refers.
The SABC would like to voice its regret that an article of this nature was published.
To base a report on nameless sources who pronounce on behalf of an individual using incorrect facts and lacking substantial evidence is utterly irresponsible
Our political editor Abbey Makoe has raised concerns over the article and has stated that he attributes no merit to the report as the claims contained in the article are false.
The SABC would appreciate fair, factual and objective reporting on the institution and calls for responsible journalism.
I also urge you to live by the spirit of your pay-off line - The Soul Truth.
I would therefore request Sowetan to publish an apology or provide us with proof to further substantiate your story.
lSowetan does not rely exclusively on official sources. We stand by our report.